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Statewide programs and initiatives to help new and existing South Carolina businesses thrive.

Abbeville County Incubators


Helps new and startup companies develop by providing services such as management training or space for the business to operate. 


ACRE (Agribusiness Center for Research & Entrepreneurship)


Supports agribusiness entrepreneurs who are ready to launch their product or process into the marketplace but need investors and/or mentors.


Agribusiness Economic Development


Promotes and nurtures the growth and development of South Carolina's agriculture industry and its related businesses while assuring the safety and security of the buying public.


Alerion Ventures


An evergreen venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in scalable startups.


Angel Partners (CHAP)


Charleston Angel Partners make investing simple and profitable and assist portfolio companies in reaching their goals.  

Appalachian Development Corporation

Pickens | Anderson | Oconee | Cherokee | Greenville | Spartanburg | Laurens | Abbeville | Union

An organization designed to further economic development, job creation, retention, and financially assisting in the growth and development of business concerns in six counties of Upstate South Carolina.


Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership


Provides outreach assistance to pre-ventures, early ventures and established firms through service-learning projects that match Clemson students with entrepreneurs and inventors through volunteer mentors.


Bank of America's Institute for Woman's Entrepreneurship at Cornell

The new Bank of America Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell offers an unparalleled opportunity for women to earn a certificate in business from this Ivy League university. Through a free online program made possible by Bank of America, students will gain the skills, knowledge and resources necessary to build, manage and scale a successful business.

Beaufort Digital Corridor


A community-sourced initiative to attract, nurture and promote Beaufort's technology entrepreneurs, and ultimately, the region's tech economy through an array of impactful programs, products and events while leveraging Beaufort's renowned livability.


Benedict College Business Development Center


The Benedict College Business Development Center was created with a mission to expand the college’s role in addressing the economic and business development needs of small and minority businesses.


Benedict College Women's Business Center


Serves as the first gender focused statewide entrepreneurial initiative for socially and economically disadvantaged small and minority-owned businesses throughout the state of South Carolina.


Black Economic Mobility Coalition - KIVA Loan Program


Kiva loans help entrepreneurs gain access to capital by providing no-interest, no-fee community-backed business loans on its global online platform. Kiva loans range from $1,000 to $15,000 for up to three years. Contact Saville Williams at [email protected] or visit our website if you are interested in applying for this opportunity.